CommercialCHP Business Case<br />RobustEnergy LLC<br />
Microturbine CHP Markets<br />
Typical Energy Generation<br />Heat is exhausted into atmosphere<br />30% Efficient<br />GENCO Combustion Turbine<br />
Cooling Tower<br />ECO-Friendly Combined <br />Heat & Power or CHP<br />Hot Water Chiller<br />”<br />CR200 Capstone Micro...
High-rise Condominiums<br />Overview<br />200 kW Capstone Turbine<br />C200 Capstone microturbine with<br />Yazaki 38 ton ...
Heated pool
Reduced carbon footprint
Improved comfort
Lower cost O&M
Multi-year contract for low cost</li></ul>	energy prices <br /><ul><li>Like competitive grid price but better—twice the ef...
Boutique Hotel<br />Proposed Installation<br />1,000 kW Capstone microturbine<br />Thermal capture for heated pool and dom...
Senior Living Center<br />Advantages<br />Optimal baseload design 150 kW CHP <br />Abundant hot water Displaced 1,000 gal ...
Sports Complex <br />Advantages<br />Replaces pool heater<br />Produces “waste” electricity to reduce or eliminate power b...
Critical Infrastructure<br />Facilities CHP Energy Security<br />Hospitals<br />Nursing homes<br />Command / control<br />...
Texas CHP Initiative<br />www.TexasCHPI.org<br />
CHP: It’s the Law in Texas 81stSessionwww.txsecurepower.org<br />
CHP: It’s the Law in Texas 82ndSessionwww.TexasCHPI.org<br />
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  • Chp business cases 110804

    1. 1. CommercialCHP Business Case<br />RobustEnergy LLC<br />
    2. 2. Microturbine CHP Markets<br />
    3. 3. Typical Energy Generation<br />Heat is exhausted into atmosphere<br />30% Efficient<br />GENCO Combustion Turbine<br />
    4. 4. Cooling Tower<br />ECO-Friendly Combined <br />Heat & Power or CHP<br />Hot Water Chiller<br />”<br />CR200 Capstone Microturbine<br />Grid Back up Purchases<br />60-80% Efficient<br />
    5. 5. High-rise Condominiums<br />Overview<br />200 kW Capstone Turbine<br />C200 Capstone microturbine with<br />Yazaki 38 ton absorption chiller<br />Annual Savings $25,000<br />Included: <br /><ul><li>Grid independent capable
    6. 6. Heated pool
    7. 7. Reduced carbon footprint
    8. 8. Improved comfort
    9. 9. Lower cost O&M
    10. 10. Multi-year contract for low cost</li></ul> energy prices <br /><ul><li>Like competitive grid price but better—twice the efficiency</li></ul>Turtle Creek, Dallas, Texas<br />
    11. 11. Boutique Hotel<br />Proposed Installation<br />1,000 kW Capstone microturbine<br />Thermal capture for heated pool and domestic hot water<br />Lease-purchase with guaranteed cost savings on power, heat and ops <br />
    12. 12. Senior Living Center<br />Advantages<br />Optimal baseload design 150 kW CHP <br />Abundant hot water Displaced 1,000 gal HW tank<br />Grid independent<br />Shelter-in-Place<br />Long-term cost savings<br />Third-party operation<br />Source: Northeast CHP Application Center<br />
    13. 13. Sports Complex <br />Advantages<br />Replaces pool heater<br />Produces “waste” electricity to reduce or eliminate power bills<br />Demonstrated savings vs. stand alone heater and grid power<br />Source: University of Colorado Recreation Center<br />
    14. 14. Critical Infrastructure<br />Facilities CHP Energy Security<br />Hospitals<br />Nursing homes<br />Command / control<br />Prisons / jails<br />Police / fire stations<br />Communication / data centers<br />Food prep / storage<br />Hazardous waste storage<br />Wastewater treatment<br />
    15. 15. Texas CHP Initiative<br />www.TexasCHPI.org<br />
    16. 16. CHP: It’s the Law in Texas 81stSessionwww.txsecurepower.org<br />
    17. 17. CHP: It’s the Law in Texas 82ndSessionwww.TexasCHPI.org<br />
    18. 18. Timeline<br />
    19. 19. Risk Aversion Matrix<br />Equipment Lease<br /><ul><li>Completely subject to market variations
    20. 20. May locked-in fixed OPEX
    21. 21. Price market based</li></ul>Environmental Goals<br /><ul><li>Actively seeking LEED® accreditation
    22. 22. Public relations emphasis in organization
    23. 23. Demands time, energy, effort to commission project</li></ul>High<br />Risk Tolerance<br />Monthly Payment<br /><ul><li>Lower up front cost
    24. 24. Locked-in price CAPEX
    25. 25. Price based on market conditions when installed</li></ul>Outright Purchase<br /><ul><li>Higher upfront cost
    26. 26. Ownership importance
    27. 27. OPEX based on planning criteria</li></ul>Upfront Cost<br />Low<br />High<br />
    28. 28. MTCHP Value Proposition<br />Life-cycle costs less than status quo<br />Long-term financing arrangements<br />Public/Private Partnership<br />Lease or Lease Purchase<br />Energy Savings Performance Contract<br />PPA / CSA backed debt-equity financing<br />Tax Incentives (ITC and accelerated depreciation) <br />Reduced operations and maintenance costs<br />Multiple benefits paid by energy savings<br />
    29. 29. Subject Matter Expertise<br />Experience<br />Qualifications<br />Project Financing<br />Involvement in Policy<br />Business Model<br />Commitment<br />
    30. 30. 17<br /> Contacts 512-610-2310 www.RobustEnergy.com<br />

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